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Structural Pavement Lab Specialist

Ingevity Corp.

Ingevity Corp.

North Charleston, SC, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 9, 2024

Job Family Group:

Sales and Business Development

Are you ready to do something remarkable? Ready to collaborate with an incredible team to solve problems that improve people’s lives? Meet Ingevity.

At Ingevity, we develop innovations that purify, protect and enhance the world around us. Our products enable oil to flow better, crops to grow fuller, roads to last longer and ensure that the air we all breathe is cleaner.

Our people come from all different backgrounds and help reimagine new possibilities daily. We understand there is no challenge too big and no contribution too small. We seek out new ideas for tackling complex problems and celebrate achieving the improbable. We value each person’s unique talents and synergize them to create meaningful impact and sustainable solutions for our customers and our world.

Bold. Energetic. Ingenious. Genuine. If these qualities describe you, we’d love for you to join Ingevity!

Position Overview:

The Structural Payment Lab Specialist will serve as an integral part of the Pavement Technologies technical services team by providing support to our customers, as well as to our R&D, commercialization, and sales teams. The candidate will use their knowledge of asphalt additives and emulsified asphalt products to help our customers solve their most challenging issues. This will include formulation, production, and testing of asphalt mixtures and asphalt related products for use in pavement rehabilitation applications. Possessing an innate curiosity and a desire to learn is a must!

How you will impact Ingevity:

  • Be a leader in safety by working safely, following established protocol and develop new procedures to improve safe practices in our laboratories and production site.
  • Use your laboratory expertise and technical knowledge to shape and influence technical solutions from concept to customer acceptance.
  • Take ownership of projects from inception through successful application. This will involve exercising strong organizational skills with the ability to adapt quickly and be responsive to changing priorities.
  • Create value for Ingevity products and technologies based on knowledge of chemistry and customer applications.
  • Develop business relationships with key customers through technical support, attendance at industry conferences, and participation in industry associations.
  • Communicate regularly with commercial team to align on technical strategies for individual accounts.
  • Work as part of a dynamic team utilizing the members’ individual strengths to share laboratory responsibilities and maximize results.

What you need to succeed:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in a science or engineering field required. Chemistry or Chemical Engineering preferred.
  • 1+ years’ experience within the chemicals or construction materials industries. Asphalt binder or mixture lab experience preferred.
  • Ability to travel up to 10% of the time to attend customer visits, professional conferences, or interoffice meetings.
  • High level of attention to detail and organizational ability.
  • Ability to perform laboratory experimental work and analyze results.
  • Carry out physical and chemical tests.
  • Be instrumental in the implementation of sustainable pavement rehabilitation technologies including warm mix asphalt and recycling.
  • Perform mixture performance testing.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strength to safely handle 50 lb. buckets of materials.
  • Team player mentality and the flexibility to adapt to ever-changing priorities.
  • Self-discipline regarding project ownership.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.

This role is not eligible for relocation assistance.

This role is not eligible for employment visa sponsorship. The successful candidate must not now, or in the future, require sponsorship to work in the US.

Ingevity is a company made up of extraordinary people of every race, religion and background, all worthy of the same dignity. Our differences are one of our great strengths. Join us in building a culture of increasing diversity and respect – a culture where everyone belongs.

Ingevity is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.

Recruiting Agencies: Ingevity does not accept unsolicited resumes and therefore, will not be responsible for any fees associated with unsolicited resumes.